Clarion Rotary Names 2018 Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Candidates


Members of the 2018 RYLA Candidates were introduced at the May 7, 2018 Clarion Rotary Club meeting. RYLA stands for Rotary Youth Leadership Awards. RYLA is a week long program for high school students entering in their junior year and is held annually in June at Westminster College.  The Clarion Rotary Club is sponsoring 13 students from Clarion County high schools and those students were introduced at the meeting.

The speaker for the meeting was Katie Kupp, a former RYLA participant and a graduate of North Clarion High School and Edinboro University. Ms. Kupp will start a PHD Chemistry Program at Vanderbilt University this fall.

The Clarion Rotary Club RYLA Committee includes; Trueman Mills, Jeannie McCleary , Jamie Lefever.

RYLA Group Picture: Front Row l-r

Kaitlyn Marvin, Keystone; Jamie Lefever RYLA Committee and Rotary President; Sadie Lynn Mahle,  Clarion-Limestone;  Kristian Logan Vogle, Union; Avari Elissa Schwabenbauer, North Clarion; Alena Jade Keller, Redbank Valley;  Jeanie McCleary,  RYLA Committee and Union Superintendent;  Katie Kupp, former RYLA Student;  William Archer Anderson Mills, Clarion Area;

Back Row l-r

Reice Saylor, Union; Colby Jacob Himes, Clarion-Limestone;  Emma Marie Weaver, Keystone;  Christian Joel McDonald, Redbank Valley;  Trevor Amsler, North Clarion;  Phylica Hockman, Clarion Area; Dorothy Cathy Kalinowski, Clarion Area; and Truman Mills, Clarion Rotary RYLA Chairmen..